Following the recent news that Sigur Rós will appear on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, we now have an image of the band as imagined by show's animators, via the band's website. So if you've ever wondered how Jónsi would look were he a little more, you know...yellow, then hit the replies!
Sigur Róswill release their seventh full-length, titled Kveikur, on June 18. Hit the replies for the track listing, the artwork, and the video for the first single. You can pre-order the album here, and also be sure to check out the band's performance on Jimmy Fallon tonight.
Kjartan Sveinsson has left Sigur Rós permanently. The band revealed the news today during their AMA on Reddit. On a positive note, the band stated that their new album would be "more aggressive" this time around. You can watch a tour teaser that features some new music in the replies.
Sigur Rós have announced their new headlining North American tour dates for early next year. Also, for every ticket you purchase, you will receive a new 3 song EP. To find all the dates and information, head over to the band's site.
Multi-instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson has pulled out of Sigur Ros' world tour, but has not quit the band. He will be replaced on the group's upcoming tour by Ólafur Björn Ólafsson on keyboard and oboe, and Kjartan Dagur Hólm - younger brother of bassist Georg Hólm and member of For A Minor Reflection - on guitar. Sigur Ros will release Valtari on May 28.